Tag Archives: Community

The Top Ten Tips for College Students

College is a big change and a lot of work. Whether you are attending Drake Medox College for our community support worker program, health care assistant courses or you have come across this article, these are general tips that will help you adapt and integrate into the college culture. These are the top ten tips […]

TAKE IT FROM THE PROS: TEACHERS’ TOP TEST PREP &TAKING TIPS

Drake Medox College instructors have taken their own fair share of exams over the years, and have a lot of experience marking quizzes and exams.  In this blog, they are happy to share their favourite study and test taking tips and strategies with you! TEST PREPARATION TIPS: Study with a buddy. Not only is it […]

Lara’s Story

I want everyone to know that I am proud to be a graduate of Drake Medox College because this school creates the right conditions for students to succeed. They provided me with useful knowledge and practical skills in the field of social services through their Community Support Worker Diploma. Taking this program was one of […]

A Good Listener is An ACTIVE LISTENER

Have you ever been in a situation when you felt no-one was listening to you? Have you ever been in a situation when you realized you had not been listening to someone speaking to you? Most of us can say “Yes” to each of these questions! THE ‘KEY’ OR ‘SOLUTION’ to overcome these challenges is […]

ELEANOR’S STORY

One of Drake Medox College’s core beliefs is: “Giving back to our community and those who support our business is important.” ELEANOR’S STORY Eleanor is one of the many students who was fortunate enough to receive a full tuition scholarship from Drake Medox in 2014.  She has since graduated and secured employment in the field; […]

What it means to be a Community Support Worker

“Be the change you want to see in the world”   In my early twenties, I stumbled into the world of support work. It was a very different experience from my previous serving job where I would work into the early hours of the morning, with sore feet and a migraine, not looking forward to […]